Painting chairs in Greece and France!

Chairs can make an interesting focal point for a painting. The following watercolours are of buildings in French and Greece. The sun not only creates strong shadows against the wall behind, but leads to the subtle bleaching of the chairs themselves.

Paintings by Rebecca Jelbert, email: info@RebeccaJelbert.co.uk

Paintings by Rebecca Jelbert, email: info@RebeccaJelbert.co.uk

Compositions can be created around a number of seats, as above, or around a single chair.

Rebecca_Jelbert_chair_03         Rebecca_Jelbert_painting_chair_01

 

Rebecca_Jelbert_painting_chair_02         Rebecca_Jelbert_Chairs_Greence

 

I like the way in which chairs can suggest the presence of people without the depiction of individuals, allowing the viewer to imagine themselves relaxing in the sun!

I like the subtlety of the scene below, and the way the chair almost melts into the wood behind. The wicker chairs remind me of the one next to Vincent van Gogh’s bed in his painting ‘The Bedroom at Arles.’

Rebecca Jelbert_chair_05

 

And finally a painting of some English chairs…

Watercolour paintings by Rebecca Jelbert, email: info@RebeccaJelbert.co.uk

Watercolour paintings by Rebecca Jelbert, email: info@RebeccaJelbert.co.uk

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About jellywalk

I am a professional artist who is happy to take commissions, be they portraits, paintings of baby ultrasound scans, houses, or pets... Please see my art website for contact details: www.RebeccaJelbert.co.uk. I have prints available for sale from www.Society6.com/RebeccaJelbert.
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